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Green Dreamer: Sustainability and Regeneration From Ideas to Life


Mar 28, 2019

What do we need to know about how microplastic pollution impacts our health and the health of our natural ecosystems? Why can natural microfibers shed from our clothes also be problematic when they wash down the drain?

Sharing her wisdom here is Rachael Miller, the Co-Founder of Rozalia Project and the Founder of Cora Ball, a solution that keeps microplastics from our clothing from washing down the drain. Let's dive in!

 

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HIGHLIGHTS 

 

[9:23] Rachael explains how our clothing and textiles break apart and shed microfibers.

[11:42] Why our clothing made from natural fibers (and not just synthetics) can also be problematic.

[15:47] Rachael talks about how her team designed Cora Ball through biomimicry.

 

[25:16] Rachael: "Everyone who wears and washes clothes is part of this problem... And everyone who wears and washes clothes can be a part of this solution."

[27:41] Rachael: "Unlike microbeads, there is no one solution here."

[29:41] Kaméa: "How do you think we can move towards a more preventive system?"

 

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